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House panel: Safety agency mishandled GM recall

The government's auto safety agency should have discovered General Motors' faulty ignition switches seven years before the company recalled 2.6 million cars to fix the deadly problem, a House committee majority charged Tuesday in a new report.

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Savings accounts may be on the way back

Passbook savings accounts are the centerpiece of a pilot program being launched this fall by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., which is hoping to promote financial education and encourage children to save money.

Savings accounts may be on the way back

Passbook savings accounts are the centerpiece of a pilot program being launched this fall by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., which is hoping to promote financial education and encourage children to save money.

Wisconsin DOJ never launched GPS program

The state Department of Justice never launched a program outlined in the state budget that would have allowed judges to order GPS monitoring for people under restraining orders.

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Waddell & Reed Financial tops the rankings

The Overland Park mutual fund manager has outpaced rivals in attracting investors’ dollars by its strong performance and variety of offerings. And the Ivy Funds, which Waddell manages alongside its Waddell & Reed Funds, had a big hand in this year’s showing.

Dangerous trolls threaten to abuse patent system

“As a novelist, I make my living by creating worlds and experiences for my readers,”  writes Angie Fox, the author the bestselling “Accidental Demon Slayer” and the “Monster MASH” book series.  “I have to say it hurts to see innovators like me under attack.”

Summit focuses on health cost innovations

New Hampshire health care providers who have started getting paid for how well they do instead of how much they do said Tuesday they're optimistic about controlling costs and improving outcomes.

Waddell & Reed Financial tops the rankings

The Overland Park mutual fund manager has outpaced rivals in attracting investors’ dollars by its strong performance and variety of offerings. And the Ivy Funds, which Waddell manages alongside its Waddell & Reed Funds, had a big hand in this year’s showing.

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Apple releases tool to remove free U2 album

Some iPhone users are not happy that U2's new album, "Songs of Innocence," was automatically added to their iTunes music library, free of charge. In response, Apple has released a special tool that lets people remove the album from their collections.